Mr. David Strachan

dstrachanMr David R Strachan is a Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon at the Bradford Royal Infirmary and the Airedale District General Hospital. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Leeds and Middlesex Universities.


  • M.B., Ch.B. Leeds University Medical School 1986
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Otolaryngology) 1992
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Otolaryngology) 1992
  • Intercollegiate Examination in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery 1997
  • Diploma in Management & Leadership in the Health Service 1997
  • SAC Accreditation 1998
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) 1999

Special Interests

  • Rhinology & Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Cochlear Implant Surgery

Higher Surgical Training

  • Senior Registrar in Otolaryngology, Yorkshire Regional Training Scheme 1995 – 2000 (St. James’, Leeds General Infirmary, Hull Royal Infirmary, Bradford Royal Infirmary Pinderfields Hospital)
  • Registrar in Otolaryngology, Yorkshire Regional Training Scheme 1992 – 1995
    (Hull Royal Infirmary, York District Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary)

Overseas Training

  • April 98 – July 98 Secondment in Rhinology (April / May 1998) with emphasis on Endoscopic Sinus Surgery & Septorhinoplasty Surgery, University Hospital Central, Nancy, France
  • Sept 1990 – July 1991 Visiting Trainee at the Georges Portmann Fondation and the Pellegrin University Hospital, Bordeaux

Membership of Organisations

  • General Medical Council Reg No. 3139398
  • Medical Defence Union Reg No. 205733B
  • British Medical Association Reg No. 2065387 40
  • British Association of Otolaryngologists, Head & Neck Surgeons
  • Young Consultants in Otorhinolaryngology
  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • European Rhinological Society
  • British Rhinological Society
  • British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons
  • British Cochlear Implant Group
  • North of England ORL Society
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Teaching and Training

  • Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Examiner & Tutor, Leeds University School of Medicine
  • HM Demonstrator of Anatomy, Tutor for the Bradford Otological Training Programme
  • Course Organiser, National GPSI Training Course in ENT Surgery
  • Examiner, Diploma in ENT, Middlesex University, London
  • Faculty Member, FRCS (ORL) VIVA Course, Bradford